“What three Habits do top students have that I will emulate?”
“Good Habits are hard to form and easy to live with
Bad habits are easy to form and hard to live with” – Mark Matteson
I love that quote – the message is clear and there is a leaning toward intentionality. The habits we want in our life need to be identified and incorporated into our lives.
So what are good habits for students? Jessica Rose has assembled a nice list. Specifically, I applaud the whole life perspective. Her list works with our humanity, rather than trying to eliminate it.
Ready to learn more about your current study habits. Take this quick quiz to get started.The quiz is a fine beginning – but don’t stop there. Find the learning center at your school, seek them out, and discover how they can assist.
Washington College provides a strong list of straightforward habits in a PDF. Take a look – easy to print and keep. See how many you can incorporate into your academic life.
What about bad habits? It is always better to focus on what you want. However, often real change and refinement can come from eliminating things that are not working. To that end Lily Herman has some superb observations. Take a look.
Here are Three habits that are easy to track that serve a solid foundation:
- Sit in the Front Row.
- Get to class at least five minutes early and review your notes.
- Eat Breakfast!
In the next few weeks we will be reviewing the best possible questions to ask ourselves. I hope you will join us and more importantly utilize the questions to make your life the way you want it to be.